Thursday, July 16, 2015


We flew from Bristol to Bordeaux and met up with Tiff and Dawne, and their friends Paul and Kay. We are staying with Tiff's cousin Liz who lives in a little village near Blaye, on the Gironde Estuary.

We arrived on Bastille Day, and were treated to a fireworks display at Blaye Citadel.

George storming the Bastille

Fireworks from the citadel


Cousin Liz




Cable waterskiing

Blaye market

Inside the citadel

Dinner in Cousin Liz's garden

Girondins Monument, Bordeaux

Miroir d'Eau, Bordeaux

Bordeaux has attractive public spaces

Cousin Liz lighting a BBQ 'à la Jeanne d'Arc'.

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